Our Work

At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.

Latest Work

From the Kingpins of Private Equity, A New Dagger to Democracy

Profit maximizing in the newspaper industry is corroding the knowledge base that sustains government by the people.

Suicide Truckers

The “Freedom Convoy” in Canada wants to spread its anti-government, antisocial, and ultimately self-defeating messages far and wide.

We’ll Keep Fighting to Protect Our Bodily Autonomy

Americans oppose overturning Roe by 2 to 1. Speaking up isn’t always easy, but it’s more important than ever.

Inside the Campaign to Abolish the Subminimum Wage in 25 States by 2026

“This is the only future for the service sector and the economy overall: wages must go up or there will be no future.”

For New York Home Care Workers, Fair Pay Is Possible

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, New York has an opportunity to transform its care economy by investing in workers.

The Terrifying World of 2025

Imagine that the current attacks on experts and expertise morph into a full-blown MAGA Cultural Revolution in 2025.

A Super Bowl Musing: Can Pro Sports Be More Than a Billionaire Extravaganza?

Kiat Lim, cyber-savvy son of Singapore billionaire Peter Lim, is claiming he has the key to ‘democratizing’ our sporting landscape.

Human Rights Groups Agree: Israel Is Practicing Apartheid

The U.S. gives Israel’s military $3.8 billion a year. According to a new Amnesty report, that money funds apartheid.

We Shouldn’t Have to Rely on the National Guard for Basic Services

Guard members have stepped up heroically during the pandemic. If we invested in more than just the military, maybe they wouldn’t have to.

Media, Take Note: The GOP Is Now Openly Aligned Against Democracy

The media has a responsibility to tell Americans that a major party now openly endorses using violence to overturn elections.